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Master Control Switcher/ TV Traffic Coordinator (Freelance), Dawson Creek, BC

Date: May 15, 2017

Location: Dawson Creek, BC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 166095 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.


Position:          Master Control Switcher/TV Traffic Coordinator (Freelance)

Location:         Dawson Creek, British Columbia

Salary:             Commensurate with qualifications and experience


CJDC Television is looking for the right individual to support our television operations in Dawson Creek. We are looking for someone who would like to spend their career in this exciting industry, in a critical, multifaceted behind the scenes role. This is a full time freelance position. The right candidate will work in tandem with our team of Switchers, and our TV Traffic Coordinator.





Master Control:

  • Switch commercials in programming 
  • Import and monitor commercials in cover-over
  • Import and maintain web content when required
  • Closed caption all local programming
  • Monitor audio and video levels at all times to maintain consistent high quality notifying Supervisor or Engineer of any equipment or technical problems.
  • Complete documentation for every shift including the actual airtime for every commercial and program that runs entered in the appropriate position on the log.
  • Learn aspects of television and news production techniques
  • Be able to work nights and weekends in a high pressure environment


    Program & Commercial Scheduling (Traffic):

  • Entering programming changes and formats into the television traffic system
  • Reconciliation of previous days logs
  • Assign cart numbers and entering the traffic instructions
  • Input all local, and national contracts and commercials into the system
  • Print Confirmations, match & check against orders
  • Run Weekly reports and provide to A/R and Managers
  • Other duties as required.



  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills;
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision as part of a dynamic television team
  • Experience with non-linear editing & Photoshop an asset but not required
  • Proficiency in Photoshop an asset but not required
  • Ability to calmly manage a deadline driven environment with a full, busy workload
  • Proven ability to multitask with accuracy
  • Previous experience with Broadview Systems an asset but not required
  • Strong references







Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Media - Freelancer
Job Location: Canada : British Columbia : Dawson Creek
Application Deadline: 2017-05-29

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Created: CanadaBCDawson Creek

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